Essays Tagged: "Renewable energy"

Critically evaluate how companies have responded to environmental issues over he last 10 years in at least two of the following / areas of commercial activity:

replacing fossil fuels, having Social reviews, Internal emission trading schemes, and Investment in renewable energies (www.BP.com and www.shell.vom).Shareholders values are greater than that of socia ... to Shell and BP's PR statements about how important the environment is too them (www.shell.com)The Renewable obligation introduced into Great Britain in April 2002 (environmental trends, June, 2002) ...

(8 pages) 188 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The alternate side of wind power

ed sails, as technological advances are breathing new life into the usage of wind power as a clean, renewable, cost-effective means of generating electricity. Wind energy has become one of the most ra ... l help change how each individual will perceive on energy today. Unlike fossil fuel, which is a non-renewable source, wind power is a forever on going resource that will never disappear. The renewable ...

(8 pages) 192 2 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

All Together Now- ways to reduce greenhouse gases

ual. This broadens into the communities, and expands from their on into economic and world efforts. Renewable energy is a quickly expanding idea for energy sources. These alternative sources could mak ... our advanced world. How we get this power is up to us, and there are two different types available; renewable and non-renewable. Currently, gas has had the largest growth of all the fossil energy sour ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative and Renewable Energy Includes Bibliography

rism or to protect its interest in foreign crude oil? The presidential election of 2004 did address renewable and alternative energy sources, with President Bush telling the American people that he wi ... he dust has settled. Where are the government incentives programs to further research and implement renewable and alternative energy technologies, non-existent? Nuclear, hydropower, biomass, solar, wi ...

(8 pages) 207 0 3.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Biodiesel

1. What is biodiesel and how is it made?Biodiesel is a renewable source of fuel, and is an alternative to petroleum. It's base is vegetable oil, and it run ... decades due to availability, we will be using the oil from several crops, which is sustainable and renewable.3. How efficient is it?It is a renewable source, which means that we can keep growing thes ... , is lower compared to the current gasoline prices. Even if it is the same price or higher, it is a renewable source, and its production will grow each year. In terms of making transitions to suit the ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acidic Oxides: Environmental Peril?

be, and what they're doing to our environment. These alternatives for burning fossil fuels are the Renewable Energy sources. These include hydro-electric power, geothermal energy, wind energy, solar ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Wind Energy: A Renewable Energy

Nowadays a huge amount of electricity is used. Unfortunately not all of the energy which is used is renewable. People have to start thinking about using more and more renewable energy as our environme ... he earth, earthquakes and the so called forest dieback are just some of them. If we start using the renewable energy more often, we can help stopping these damages and probably improve the condition o ...

(7 pages) 227 2 2.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative Sources of Energy: Geothermal Power and Solar power

thout them. For this reason, alternative energy sources should be found.I would like to present two renewable energy sources. Let us begin by looking at geothermal power. The term geothermal comes fro ... ut for decades if the water that is pumped in is too cold.(2)This brings us to another example of a renewable energy resource. Solar power is the energy from the sun. In fact, every minute, enough ene ...

(5 pages) 103 1 3.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Energy Crisis

the same time, drastically reducing our energy consumption.There are two main kinds of energy; non-renewable and renewable. Non-renewable energy can't be replaced once they are used up. Renewable can ... ce they are used up. Renewable can't be exhausted and are non-polluting. Two main advantages of non-renewable sources is that they have a high energy density and their ready availability to meet deman ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Energy

annot be made cyclical since the energy conversion is irreversible. This implies that unless we use renewable energy resources, sooner or later, we will have to face the problem of not having enough r ... blem of not having enough resources to produce sufficient energy as we continuously deplete the non-renewable energy resources. As a possible solution, the energy use of the university will preventive ...

(9 pages) 71 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Science

s. In addition, the plan examines the use of alternate sources of energy, such as nuclear power, or renewable energy. Additionally, the plan calls for increased trade and investment with foreign oil c ...

(1 pages) 338 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Renewable Energy

ion which poses great danger to the world. One solution to all these problems would be to switch to renewable energy. There are numerous reason to change from fossil fuel to renewable energy.One reaso ... s. Jacob an economist said ?local government should keep energy money at home?.. the answer lies in renewable energy investment? (_) There are two main reason why renewable energy offers an economies ...

(3 pages) 60 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative Energy: Solar and Wind

that fossil fuel burning power plants are having on the environment, and switch to clean sources of renewable energy. The two most popular and environmental friendly solutions that can easily meet the ... demands are wind turbine and solar power generators.IntroductionThe generation of electricity using renewable resources as opposed to burning fossil fuels is quickly gaining attention in the United St ...

(9 pages) 121 0 4.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Whither Wind"; A Discussion on the Debate of Wind Power

electricity generated by CO2 emitting fossil fuel plants, wind turbines generate 100 percent clean, renewable electricity. Komanoff proposed that if we erect the 400,000 wind turbines necessary to sub ... cted an energy policy that harnessed the spectrum of cost-effective energy efficiency together with renewable energy, ensuring that fossil fuel use shrank...a windmill's contribution to climate protec ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Immigrant Military Reform (Argumentative paper)

s on the loyalty of these youngsters to the nation, the economy on the downfall when healthcare and renewable energy need more investment. Thus the majority now believe those who devote their lives to ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Energy Resource Plan

AbstractThe Energy Resources plan I chose was renewable and non-renewable energy. I will explain the reasons why we should start to conserve energ ... energy. I will explain the reasons why we should start to conserve energy. I will also explain the renewable energy and non-renewable energy. I will cover some government actions on the resources tha ... want a healthier place for your children to live in. I sure do. It starts right here with education.Renewable energy such as bamboo, wind power and hydro power, coal and earth's are all natural minera ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative Energy

er our cars, our homes, and our workplaces. The easiest solution to this is to develop alternative, renewable forms of energy and introduce them into our society so that we have a lessened impact on o ... l 1). Oil is something that the United States of America can no longer live without, and it's not a renewable resource because of how long it takes for Mother Earth to brew it. If we continue at the r ...

(6 pages) 52 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Channel and Pricing Strategies

lar start-ups here in a German area known as Solar Valley. Thanks to an aggressive German push into renewable energies, Germany has become an unlikely leader in the race to harness the sun's energy. D ... ies a great challenge in entering the German market. A great concern in entering this market is the Renewable Energy Sources Act, which requires power companies to buy all the alternative energy produ ...

(5 pages) 111 0 0.0 Nov/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Sustainable Architecture

managers duty to keep it green.From the sketch above it can easily be understood that solar energy, renewable energy, conserving water, using local and natural materials, saving our forests and durabi ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Science Essays